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20 March, 2018 8:31 AM John Oliver Spoofs Book On US Vice President's Pet. It Stars A Gay Bunny

The "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver's picture book is about a "Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny." Last week,The Washington Post brought you news of "Marlon Bundo's A Day in the Life of the Vice President," the furry new tale about the real White House pet rabbit. The children's book, which lands Monday, is illustrated 90

11 February, 2018 8:32 AM In A First, Transgender Activist From Maharashtra Joins Lok Adalat Panel

Nagpur: A transgender activist, who has become a member of the judicial panel at a National Lok Adalat conducted, says the society should not discriminate against the LGBT community and rather support such people. Vidya Kamble (29), who has been working as a social activist for around 10 years, is the first transgender to be a panel member of the Lok Adalat 53

10 February, 2018 5:09 PM Transgender Lok Adalat member says she is hope for community

To make both ends meet, 31-year-old Vidya Kamble from Nagpur would dance and clap in functions held to celebrate marriages and birth of children. But a phone call on the night of January 29 changed her life. The caller was Nagpur District Legal Aid Services secretary Kunal Jadhav, who informed Vidya that she had been appointed as a panel member of the Lok Adalat 2

8 January, 2018 10:31 AM Flaunt it, get punished: Subramanian Swamy's message to LGBT community

Swamy has been vocal about his views on homosexuality. NEW DELHI: As the Supreme Court decides to reconsider the Constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises homosexuality, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy has a few words for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community 51

31 October, 2017 11:38 PM Russian Interference Campaign Was Broader Than First Known, Big Tech Tells Hill

Russian interference efforts in the 2016 presidential election were broader than anyone first knew, as representatives for Facebook, Twitter and Google told lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday. The total number of users across those platforms who may have seen content created by Russian operatives leading up to the election is now estimated at more than 100 million 32

17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 45

26 August, 2017 11:24 PM How Right to Privacy gets a leg up after Supreme Court judgement

On Thursday afternoon, Gunjan Gupta (name changed), 34, was about to leave her home in Sector 54, Gurgaon, to meet with her lawyer Sunieta Ojha when she got a call from the advocate herself. “There’s hope,” the lawyer said. Hope was something Gupta had almost given up on. She is fighting a case against her husband who allegedly raped her. “Life became 316

24 August, 2017 11:44 PM Right to privacy verdict brings a rainbow of hope, reopens Section 377 debate

Thursday's landmark judgment by the Supreme Court declaring privacy a fundamental right has brought cheer to India's gay community that is fighting for scrapping section 377 of the penal code, a 149-year-old archaic law which criminalises homosexual acts. Terming "sexual orientation an essential attribute of privacy", four judges in the bench, including 97

30 June, 2017 9:32 AM Germany legalises same-sex marriage after Angela Merkel's u-turn

BERLIN: Germany legalised same-sex marriage Friday in a change nonetheless opposed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, joining many other western democracies in granting gay and lesbian couples full rights, including adoption. The election-year bill was pushed by Merkel's leftist rivals, who pounced on comments she made early this week suggesting a policy U-turn 25

12 June, 2017 6:25 PM UK Parliament opening delayed as talks on government formation continue

UK Parliament opening is facing a delay as PM Theresa May is yet to secure the Democratic Unionist Party’s support to form a minority government London: The formal State opening of British Parliament by Queen Elizabeth II is set to be delayed by a “few days” from the planned date of 19 June as embattled Prime Minister Teresa May struggled to form a minority 95